Work from home
Due to the second wave of Corona, the government is preparing to formalize the work from home. Under this, a permanent work from home can soon be arranged for the employees of IT companies working in the Special Economic Zone (SEZ).
According to a news report in The Economic Times, The IT industry in India has a turnover of $ 191 billion. Nasscom, the apex body of the IT industry, has sought permission from the government to make arrangements for permanent work from home in IT companies working in SEZs.
The decision will come by the end of this month
Due to the second wave of Corona in the country, IT companies are facing many challenges. An official said about this that the conversation about being allowed to work permanently from home is in advanced stage and any concrete decision can be taken by the end of this month.Also read: Indian Railways: Railways increased the number of trains; Reservation will start for them from 3 o’clock today, check full details
SEZs account for about 60 per cent of IT service exports from India. Earlier, the government had announced an exemption according to the rules made for Other Service Providers (OSPs). The rules were made easier for other service companies under the guidelines of the Department of Telecom. Units operating in SEZs are still facing uncertainty on this issue.
Work will be done with 50 percent employees in the Home Ministry
In view of the Corona virus crisis in Delhi, the Ministry of Home Affairs in its latest order has asked more and more employees to work from home only. In the midst of Corona’s growing crisis, the Home Ministry has issued new orders. Now the Under Secretary and below level officers have been allowed to work from home. While only 50 percent of the employees will be able to come to the office.
The officials going to the Home Ministry will have to come at different times between 9 and 10 in the morning, this order will continue till April 30. Officers who are in the Containment Zone are exempted from coming to the office.